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Chapter P of PEO Chapter P of PEO will have a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Barbara Tittle's home. Bring a cup and utensils. Local traffic is permitted on Highway 58. Dawnbreakers Kiwanis Dawnbreakers Kiwanis will meet at 6:45 a.m. Thursday at the St. James Hotel. Speaker will be cartoonist Craig Livingstone. Diamond Bluff Cemetery Diamond Bluff Cemetery will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Town Hall. Diamond Bluff Board Diamond Bluff Town Board meeting will be at 7:30 p.m.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. -- The Red Wing boys tennis team placed second at the Eau Claire Memorial Invitational Saturday. Eden Prairie won the invite. Wayzata placed third. The invite featured 16 teams from Minnesota and Wisconsin. "There were a lot of good teams there," Coach Kris Klassen said. "We weren't sure what to think because we had never seen most of the teams from Wisconsin. But there were some great players. I thought the guys did awesome." Aaron Nordenskjold and Aaron Motz teamed up to claim first place at No. 1 doubles.
Red Wing City Council members will get a first look Monday at the lone proposal to lease the historic train depot on Levee Street. The proposal was submitted by the Red Wing Visitors and Convention Bureau. The bid comes less than two months after the VCB discontinued its sublease with the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce for 250 square feet and moved its offices from the depot to the St.
BASEBALL Stewartville 9, Kenyon-Wanamingo 5 Caledonia 2, Goodhue 0 Byron 4, Cannon Falls 3 SOFTBALL Pepin 25, Plum City 0
Music offered indoors and out Music lovers can check out the tunes at numerous venues Friday. In conjunction with a visit from the Audubon Ark, Spruce Top Review and Jon Stravers will entertain from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Levee Park. Blue Moon After Hours will present Yata and Michael Flaherty at 7:30 p.m. On May 17, choices include folk music by Sue Shockey from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Rhythm & Brew, Lake City, or the Blue Moon After Hours concert at 7:30 p.m.
Editor's note: Following are answers to questions raised in People's Platform and researched by R-E staff writers. The R-E offers this service, as questions warrant. * * * Comment: How much money has Goodhue County paid Jack Strobel since 2001? Don't we already pay taxes that fund our county attorney? It seems like we are paying double for services our county attorney should be able to handle. Strobel and Hanson PA was paid $12,319.24 in 2001, $18,906 in 2002 and $347.98 so far this year with a few bills in process.
TRAFFIC COURT The following cases of area residents were processed in Goodhue County District Court. Fines do not necessarily include surcharges or other fees imposed by the court. April 21: Joshua Courson, Wanamingo, speeding (79-65), $45; Jason Grant, Wanamingo, speeding (65-55), $60; Benjamin Meyer, Kenyon, two counts driving after suspension, 60 days jail. RIVER TRAFFIC Tuesday: Kathy Ellen, 15 barges, up, 3:10 a.m.; Jacob Michael Eckstein, 6 barges, down, 6:26 p.m.; American Beauty, 11 barges, up, 1:25 a.m.
Today Red Wing High School students present "The King and I," 3 p.m.
FRONTENAC -- The Lake City boys and girls golf teams both claimed first place in a home meet Friday night at Mount Frontenac Golf Course. For the boys, Lake City fired a 161, defeating Cannon Falls by 17 shots (178). Kasson-Mantorville was third at 185. Lucas Schumacher of Lake City earned medalist honors with a two-over par 37. Ryan Cronin carded 40 and Tony Hebert shot 41. Dan Polson rounded out the counting scores for Lake City with a 43. Aaron Gilbertson paced Cannon Falls with 42. Mark Grandt shot 43 and Jake Stauffer fired 46.
The Red Wing softball team didn't schedule a doubleheader with Shakopee Thursday night. But that's almost what the Wingers got. Three times, the Wingers trailed the Sabers by one run. And three times the Wingers came back. It took 12 innings, but Red Wing finally came out on the right end, dropping the Sabers 4-3 in a Missota Conference marathon. Emily Klein scored the winner on an RBI sacrifice by Tina Strauss. Genna Strauss and Klein started the 12th with back-to-back singles. Jamie Novak's infield single loaded the bases for Tina Strauss.